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Leadership Team

William F. Chesley

William F. Chesley


William F. Chesley founded W.F. Chesley Real Estate in 1970. Under his leadership and direction, the company has evolved into one of the most successful, privately-owned real estate firms operating in the Washington-Baltimore metropolitan region.  Core services include residential and commercial real estate, and land development and construction services.  The company represents numerous commercial office projects and manages residential and commercial investment properties.  The land development and construction divisions have built office, retail and residential projects throughout suburban Maryland.  In recent years, the company has provided financing for residential and commercial loans, thereby creating innovative opportunities for investors as commercial banks have withdrawn from the market. W.F. Chesley Real Estate has grown into a multi-faceted, entrepreneurial real estate firm with plans for expansion across Maryland and Washington, DC.

Linda Johnson

Vice President, Property Management & Commercial Finance
Office: 301-261-6700 x134

Linda Johnson has been associated with W.F. Chesley Real Estate since 1977.  She is responsible for lease negotiations and financing for the company’s commercial and residential properties. She also manages construction financing, land development financing, and acquisition/refinance loans made to private investors.

Andrew “Andy” MacPherson

Associate Broker
Office: 301-261-6700 x106
Mobile: 301-509-5169

Andrew MacPherson is an established real estate professional with over 35 years experience in the industry. He started his career with Equity Trades Realty and soon moved to co-owning Century 21 Trademark Realty, a partnership he successfully managed and operated for 15 years. In 1996, he joined W.F. Chesley Real Estate as managing partner, where he currently oversees the real estate brokerage operations and handles the sales and management of residential and commercial properties in the Washington–Baltimore metropolitan area. Mr. MacPherson holds a B.S. degree in Accounting and Business from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Real Estate Professionals

Laura L. Baker | Realtor

Laura Baker

Office: 410-451-2200 / 301-261-6700
Mobile: 443-336-1301
Fax: 301-858-0722
Website: www.lbaker.REALTOR

Laura Baker has enjoyed over 35 years working in the Financial – Savings & Loan; Mortgage Banking; Residential Real Estate Sales and Construction Management industries. In June of 2015, Laura returned to Residential Real Estate Sales joining W. F. Chesley Real Estate, LLC.  During the past 15 years, she worked in the Mortgage Banking field helping hundreds of homeowners through the mortgage loan process. With her extensive experience in Mortgage Banking, Construction Lending, Construction Project Management and previous experience as a Realtor, Laura is able to give her clients excellent and thorough guidance and service throughout the entire transaction. Laura graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.S. in Accounting, which included double major in Finance. Laura’s goal is to provide each client with the highest level of personal service to assist them in completing the purchase or sale of their home, investment property or second home.

Michael “Mick” Bobby | Realtor

Vanessa Bright, AFC | Sales Agent

Mobile: 301-802-7712

Vanessa Bright is passionate about helping individuals and families buy and sell the real estate they can call “home.” She is a community-oriented licensed Real Estate Agent and looks forward to working with you on your next purchase or sale.

Vanessa is also an experienced educator dedicated to educating adults and youth on the basic principles of financial literacy and providing them with the skills to become financially free and fiscally responsible adults. As a Family and Consumer Sciences Educator for University of Maryland Extension, she focuses on improving the quality of life of families and individuals through non-formal, participatory, educational programs.

Vanessa is also the author of Dollars and Sense for Parents and Children available on Amazon.

Sandra Calacino | Realtor

Timothy Coates | Realtor

Omobola Cole | Realtor

Mobile: 301-633-7706

Asilia Dinkins | Realtor

Charles A. Dukes, Jr. | Commercial and Investment Real Estate

Office: 301-261-6700 x180
Direct: 301-858-9786
Mobile: 301-919-0940

Charles Dukes has been actively involved in commercial real estate for more than forty years. As a practicing tax attorney; Chairman, Section on Taxation, Maryland State Bar Association; CEO of John Hanson Savings Bank; Chairman of the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission; a commercial real estate broker; and President of the Maryland National Capital Building Industry Association, he has engaged in every area of real estate. In 2009, Mr. Dukes joined W.F. Chesley Real Estate, a full service residential and commercial real estate services company. He was previously affiliated with Scheer Partners and Transwestern. Notable clients include: Bozzuto Group, Carrollton Enterprises, Driggs Corporation, Episcopal Diocese of Washington, First Baptist Church of Glenarden, Montgomery County, Old Line Bank, Petrie Ross Ventures, Prince George’s County, Reid Temple, and Winchester Homes.

Brenda K. Fornos | Realtor

Mobile: 410-490-2972

Brenda Fornos is a seasoned Realtor with over 15 years of experience. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland and specializes in properties on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Anne Arundel County.

William E. “Skip” Hall | Commercial & Residential Brokerage and Residential Development

Office: 301-261-6700 x119
Mobile: 443-336-2906

Yann Henrotte | Realtor

Barbara Holmes | Realtor

Office: 301-261-6700

Jasmine Jackson | Commercial and Investment Real Estate

Office: 301-261-6700 x124
Mobile: 301-437-0092

Jasmine Jackson brings an energetic, yet disciplined approach with over a decade of experience as a realtor and investor in the DC Metropolitan area. Her specialties include luxury home sales and marketing; commercial sales; international investor sales and purchases; and global marketing solutions for buyers, sellers, builders and developers.

Jasmine’s enthusiasm to provide high quality, professional customer service has created a winning combination of market analysis, creativity, and organizational skills that can guide clients to the successful purchase of their dream home, help develop a strong marketing plan for sellers, and assist other industry professionals with management and marketing needs.

To maintain and enhance these skills, Jasmine is a member of various organizations such as The Institute of Luxury Home Marketing (ILHM), National Association of Realtors (NAR), Maryland Association of Realtors (MAR), and Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors (GCAAR). In 2012, she was selected to serve on the prestigious GCAAR International Committee and GREEN Committee.

D. Bart Johnson | Associate Broker

Office:  301-261-6700 x103
Mobile: 410-562-1931

Bart Johnson started his real estate career in 1973 as a sales manager with Hugh T. Peck Properties.  In 1982, he moved to W.F. Chesley Real Estate and served as board president for the Prince George’s Association of Realtors.  Throughout his career, Mr. Johnson has won many awards and recognition for his accomplishments.  He is currently an Associate Broker and continues to sell real estate in Anne Arundel, Prince George’s and Howard counties.

Ginger Johnson | Realtor

Mobile: 301-399-1932
Fax: 301-858-0722

Dennis Jones, Jr. | Realtor

Tracey L. McCallum | Sales Associate

Mobile:    240-508-6651

With over 15 years of experience in the industry, Tracey McCallum exudes integrity, energy, hard work, and creative service in every detail of each real estate transaction.  Having lived up and down the East Coast and as a resident of Maryland for more than 25 years, she is very knowledgeable of the area and its surroundings.  Ms. McCallum specializes in investment properties, foreclosures, short sales, and bank owned real estate.  She handles every aspect of a real estate transaction with the utmost professionalism and strives to provide the best customer service possible.  She represents either buyers or sellers and knows what it takes to achieve the best possible results in the shortest period of time – no matter what the price range.  Ms. McCallum has received numerous awards in her career thus far, including Top Listing Awards, Top Sales Awards, Customer Service Awards, Bronze, Silver and Gold Team Awards, and is recognized as a Power Agent.  She joined W. F. Chesley Real Estate in February 2010 and has partnered with the company on investment properties, as well as overseeing construction management on these properties.  Ms. McCallum received a B.S. in Business from the University of Maryland.

Tina L. Melichar | Residential Realtor/Foreclosure Specialist

Mobile:    443-995-9013

Katie Neighoff | Realtor

Office: 410-451-2200

Michael O’Brien | Commercial Real Estate

Michael O'Brien

Mobile: 240-464-8998

Michael O’Brien began his real estate career at W.F. Chesley Real Estate, LLC, in 1989. A licensed realtor for nearly three decades, Mike’s primary focus is in Anne Arundel, Calvert, Prince George’s, and Queen Anne counties. Areas of expertise include the sale and leasing of commercial office, warehouse, and flex space; land sales; and landlord and tenant representation. Residential experience includes single and multifamily, estate sales and guardianships, and providing general brokerage for waterfront estates and agricultural interests. Most recently, Mike was a member of the 2015 transition team for incoming Maryland governor, Larry Hogan, and assisted with the Governor Office of Community Initiatives. Mike is a graduate of the University of Maryland University College, with a degree in Business Administration.

Michael Oleru, MBA | Commercial Real Estate

Office: 301-261-6700
Mobile: 240-286-7648

Michael has been involved in the real estate industry for over a decade. His real estate career includes tenure as a mortgage lender where he skillfully financed over $100 million in transactions throughout the Washington, D.C. metro area. Michael’s broad knowledge of the real estate industry brings a unique perspective to each client consultation. Whether working with investors, sellers, landlords or tenants, Michael’s attentiveness, interpersonal skills and professionalism set the foundation for a high level of service.

Michael is committed to serving and making a difference in the real estate community. He is a member of the Land Development Council at the Maryland Building Industry Association, serves on the Legislative Committee at the Prince George’s County Association of Realtors and on the board of the Shipley’s Retreat Homeowners Association. Michael served as Chair of the Community Service Committee at the Prince George’s County Association of Realtors, where he was named Affiliate of the Year in 2010. He is past Chair of the Corporate and Community Relations Committee at the Greater Bowie Chamber of Commerce and has served on the board of the Congressional Chorus, a Washington, DC based non-profit using music to transform communities.

Michael obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland, College Park and a Master of Business Administration with a Marketing Management concentration from Johns Hopkins University.

Robert “Bob” Poma | Realtor

Sam Salamy | Realtor

Mobile: 301-518-0876

Gregory Sullivan, Sr. | Realtor

Cynthia L. Taylor-Hicks | Associate Broker

Office: 301-261-6700 x117
Mobile:    301-377-2269

Joy Truby | Realtor

Rukaiyah Tyler | Realtor

John Vince | Associate Broker

Office: 301-261-6700
Mobile:    301-440-4817

John Vince, associate broker, specializes in all aspects of commercial real estate and has successfully negotiated hundreds of real estate deals throughout his career. He has nearly 3 decades of experience in the industry, including as a former owner of a small real estate company and builder of custom homes. John serves on the Prince George’s Board of Realtors and as a director on the Prince George’s Board of Trade. He is a graduate of the Maryland Brokers Institute.

Meghan R. Winlack | Realtor

Mobile:    410-212-6200
Fax:    410-257-1334